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Why Derrick Rose's sneaker is still so popular in China

There are three NBA players with an active Adidas signature sneaker line: reigning MVP James Harden, fellow first-team All-NBA guard Damian Lillard …

Kawhi Leonard

A fired-up Steve Ballmer is preaching a message of better days ahead — and Clippers fans are believing

Steve Ballmer bounced out to center stage, punching his fist in the air and soaking up roars from a gathering of Clippers’ season ticket holders and fans. “Let me be clear,” the team’s owner proclaimed in a booming voice. “I’m fired up tonight.”<p>He wasn’t kidding.<p>The event Wednesday night at Novo at …

Basketball

Adidas Reportedly Plans To Release Derrick Rose Retros Starting Next Year

Derrick Rose signed a one-year minimum contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves this offseason after he landed back with his old Bulls coach, Tom Thibodeau. Rose ended up on the Wolves at the end of last season folling a poor run in Cleveland that saw him get traded to Utah and subsequently …

Multi-Cam Video: Robert Randolph Guests With Dave Matthews Band In Holmdel

Sacred steel specialist Robert Randolph was the Dave Matthews Band‘s special guest at the PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey on July 18. …

How did Collin Sexton react to LeBron James leaving Cleveland Cavaliers?

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- LeBron James' decision to join the Los Angeles Lakers this summer -- shifting the NBA landscape once again -- led to a plethora of …

Basketball

The NBA’s Small Guys Are Getting Bigger, And That’s Bad News For Isaiah Thomas

Of all the shocking NBA free-agency moves this summer, Isaiah Thomas’s deal with Denver — for just one year, at the minimum salary for a veteran …

NBA

CJ McCollum Says He Would 'Never' Join a Superteam

CJ McCollum finds the idea of a superstar joining a superteam “disgusting.”<p>The Portland Trail Blazers’ star shooting guard says he would “never” go …

Basketball

Shabazz Muhammad working on deal to compete for Bucks roster spot

Shabazz Muhammad came to Milwaukee this spring looking for a chance to rejuvenate his career. Now, the 25-year-old wing is close to returning to the …

No hard feelings: Mike D’Antoni says Carmelo Anthony is 'a lot better fit' with Rockets

Houston coach Mike D’Antoni, who walked away from the New York Knicks post because of Carmelo Anthony, now will welcome him onto his Rockets team that needs their sordid past to be, well, just that.<p>No more hard feelings over their infamous split in March 2012, when D’Antoni was so tired of trying …

Basketball

Clippers' broadcast analyst ousted after comments critical of Kawhi Leonard

Bruce Bowen will not return to the Clippers’ local television broadcasts, people not authorized to speak publicly about the matter confirmed Monday.<p>Bowen, who was hired last summer to be an analyst alongside Ralph Lawler, wasn’t brought back after he made critical comments about Kawhi Leonard, the …

Basketball

Bruce Bowen won't be back as Clippers analyst after Kawhi Leonard comments

In the aftermath of critical comments about 2019 free-agent target Kawhi Leonard, Bruce Bowen won't be renewed as the LA Clippers television game …

Basketball

Carmelo Anthony signs deal with Rockets

Free-agent forward Carmelo Anthony signed his one-year, $2.4 million contract with the Houston Rockets on Monday.<p>Anthony traveled to Houston and …

Basketball

Still looking for a new team, Jamal Crawford praises Philadelphia as possible fit

Jamal Crawford declined a $4.5 million player option with the Timberwolves for next season, thinking that as a free agent he could get into a …

Basketball

Isaiah Thomas Apologizes For Calling Cleveland a 'S---Hole'

"I can see why LeBron left—again," Thomas said about Cleveland, referring to James signing a four-year deal with the Lakers last month.<p>Thomas quickly …

Basketball

Ex-Pistons Coach Stan Van Gundy Says He Is 'Lost' About Coaching Future

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Robert Williams Gets Apartment Near Celtics' Practice Facility: 'Can't Be Late!'

Robert Williams is out of excuses for his tardiness—and he's doing it by design.<p>According to ESPN's Chris Forsberg, the Boston Celtics rookie got an apartment within a two-minute walk of the team's practice facility because he "can't be late."<p>For those uninitiated, Williams has earned himself a …

Basketball

Deandre Ayton Drew Himself Dunking On Joel Embiid On A Trading Card

Joel Embiid has quickly become the troll king of the NBA in his career. He’s used Instagram locations, subtweets and all kinds of smack talk on and off the court to make a name for himself among fans and players beyond being one of the league’s most dominant big men.<p>Embiid has spent the summer …

Basketball

Nets owner sides with Jeremy Lin fans over team in odd Twitter beef

Just hours after new Nets co-owner Joseph Tsai had agreed with Jeremy Lin fans that the team’s Twitter account had seemingly dissed the recently …

Basketball

Complete NBA 2018-19 Schedule Released for All 30 Teams

<i>Here are some key games to watch throughout the season:</i><p>All eyes will be on LeBron James as he starts the season on the road with his new team, the …

Basketball

Beautiful and clever small closet ideas

In older homes and small apartments it’s hard to find great storage and closet space solutions. Don’t let the words wardrobe and armoire scare you …

LeBron And The Lakers Lead The NBA In National TV Games For The 2018-19 Season

LeBron James joining the Los Angeles Lakers is old news by now. What once felt inevitable did, indeed, happen and now we move on to a world with James on the West Coast.<p>That means a lot of late nights for LeBron stans on the East Coast, and on Friday they started to get a better idea of what their …

Basketball

8 highlights of Bulls' full 2018-19 schedule: Home opener Oct. 20, LeBron James comes to town March 12

Every year, it’s the same. There are 41 home games and 41 on the road.<p>Yet every year, there’s intrigue inherent in any NBA team’s schedule. The Bulls are no exception.<p>Friday’s official unveiling of the 2018-19 schedule continued the league’s theme of reducing wear and tear on players. The Bulls’ 14 …

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Jay Williams on why he doesn't believe Kawhi wrote his letter to Spurs fans

Kawhi Leonard finally addressed his exit from San Antonio weeks after being traded to the Toronto Raptors, and the former NBA Finals MVP saluted the Spurs’ organization in a note to the city of San Antonio.<p>In a letter submitted to the San Antonio Express-News, Leonard thanked Spurs coach Gregg …

Basketball

NBA TV to reveal full 2018-19 regular-season schedule on Friday at 4 p.m. ET | NBA.com

NBA TV will unveil the full 2018-19 NBA regular season schedule, including highly-anticipated nationally-televised appearances throughout the entire …

Basketball

John Wall Believes The Wizards Are ‘All Equal’ With The Top Teams In The East

With LeBron James leaving the Eastern Conference, there is a clearer path to the NBA Finals and a few teams are expected to jockey for position throughout the 2018-19 season. The Boston Celtics are seen by many as the team to beat but there will be plenty of competition from the Toronto Raptors if …

Basketball

LeBron James Went Through His First Workout As A Member Of The Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are always interesting, if only because the team operates as one of the NBA’s flagship franchises. However, the arrival of LeBron James places Los Angeles under even a sharper microscope and, even in the deadest part of the off-season, the public is clamoring for more and …

Lebron James

New Timberwolves’ sharpshooter James Nunnally arrives in Minnesota ready to hit shots

James Nunnally officially signed his two-year deal with the Timberwolves on Wednesday, fulfilling a goal he was in no way chasing.Nunnally played 13 …

Basketball

will play final game at Michigan State

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland Cavaliers will play four games in the 2018-19 preseason, including a pair against old friend Kyrie Irving.<p>On …

Basketball

Sources: NCAA's new proposed rules blindside execs from NBA, USA Basketball

Top officials with the NBA and USA Basketball were blindsided by the NCAA's announcement of future rules changes regarding pro basketball prospects, …

USA Basketball

Sources: Knicks still planning to part with veteran center Joakim Noah

The New York Knicks remain unlikely to reincorporate exiled center Joakim Noah into the team under new coach David Fizdale and still plan to part …

NBA